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Club Cosmetics ad. 1920s

California Romantic & Beautiful by George Wharton James, published In Boston by The Page Company [1914]

California Romantic & Beautiful by George Wharton James, published In Boston by The Page Company [1914]

Twenty centuries of Paris (1913) by Mabel Smith www.archive.org/s...

1900 October ladies home journal depicting new corseted shape

For the cover, reflecting the Japonisme style

Heart of Darkness- Joseph Conrad

Moths and Butterflies. Illustrated cover and spine. Ginn & Company. Decorated bindings arose in the 1800's as a solution to book publishers' need for an inexpensive, durable, attractive book cover...These bindings remained in favor through the early 1900's... (State Library of Massachusetts blog)

My Days With the Fairies—Edmund Dulac

Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947; Herbert S. Stone & Company; Hazen, Frank, binding designer

Geneviéve de Léotard Vers et Prose c1928 Paris

Henri Marius Michel, binding decorated with floral ornamentation, on Denis Diderot, Le neveu de Rameau, illustrated by Bernard Naudin (Paris: Auguste Blaizot, 1924)

Principles of decorative design (1870) Christopher Dresser

Pride and prejudice (1894) (again: the first image disappeared. Hmmmmm)

Our Village (1893) The front cover of “Our Village” by Miss Mitford; it is a dark greenish colour with gold flowers and gilt lettering.

Book cover--Hawthorn & Lavender